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  1. News - World - Ebola virus

    Ebola spreads to US as airline passenger who flew from Liberia confirmed to have deadly virus

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:57pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Agencies Man was initially sent home with antibiotics; search is on for those who were exposed Hospital failed to spot first US Ebola case Health officials in the US were last night trying to track down anyone who may have come into contact with the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola in America as it emerged he was first sent home from hospital with antibiotics. The man flew from ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO says Ebola vaccines to be available next year

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:34am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Dakar, Senegal Thousands of doses of experimental treatments may be given to those at high risk of the disease WHO says Ebola vaccines to be available next year Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available by the start of next year and could eventually be given to health care workers and other people at high risk of the deadly ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World must unite behind the UN to defeat Ebola

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unite behind UN to defeat Ebola With the combined death toll from Aids, tuberculosis and malaria running into millions, an Ebola epidemic that has killed a few thousand ... Council to declare Ebola a threat to international security. The World Health Organisation has followed up by warning that infections would triple to 20,000 by November unless the fight against ...

  4. News - World - DISEASE

    1.4 million people may be infected with Ebola by January, US warns

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 08:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse inWashington US warns 1.4 million may catch Ebola by January The number of Ebola infections in Liberia and Sierra Leone could skyrocket to 1.4 million by January, according to a worst-case scenario released by US health authorities. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that Ebola cases in these two West African nations could range ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia's pandemic expertise can help West Africa fight Ebola

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:45pm by MARIA GUEVARA

    ... Maria Guevara Maria Guevara urges Asean to take a bigger role in the global crisis Asia's Sars experience can help West Africa fight Ebola Ten years ago, I went on my first mission ... Ebola epidemic. Since the beginning of the outbreak in March, MSF has been ringing alarm bells but the response from the international community has been slow. Six months later, the situation ...

  6. News - World - SIERRA LEONE

    92 dead bodies found during Sierra Leone's Ebola shutdown

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown 92 dead bodies found during Ebola shutdown Sierra Leone yesterday wrapped up its 72-hour shutdown, with authorities reporting that the action aimed at containing the Ebola epidemic had uncovered 92 dead bodies in and around the capital Freetown. However, the head of the centre leading the country's Ebola response yesterday raised ...

  7. News - World - Ebola

    Sierra Leone winds up three-day Ebola lockdown

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:02am by Reuters in Freetown

    ... Sierra Leoneans on Sunday celebrated the end of a three-day lockdown aimed at stemming the world’s worst ever Ebola epidemic, as the authorities in Freetown claimed the controversial operation ... in its final hours. Earlier in the day, Stephen Gaojia, head of the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) that leads the national Ebola response, said a few areas had still not been reached ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Preparing for disease outbreaks must be part of business planning

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by STEPHAN ENGEL

    ... Stephan Engel Stephan Engel says companies must act amid spread of Ebola and Mers No reason to be caught off guard by disease outbreaks Hardly a day goes by without a headline on the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. With more than 2,400 deaths and about 5,000 reported cases, it is one of the most severe disease outbreaks in recent years. Somewhat overshadowed ...

  9. News - World - DISEASE

    Sierra Leone starts three-day shutdown to contain spread of Ebola disease

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown Residents are confined to their homes in a bid to contain the disease; UN Security Council labels the outbreak a threat to world peace Three-day Ebola shutdown starts in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone yesterday launched a controversial three-day shutdown of the entire nation in a desperate bid to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, as the UN ...

  10. News - World - DISEASE

    Obama to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for Ebola fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Obama commits 3,000 troops to 'turn the tide' of Ebola epidemic US President Barack Obama will seek to "turn the tide" of the Ebola ... In addition, Washington will send 65 public health workers to Liberia to manage and staff a previously announced US military hospital to care for health workers who become ill with Ebola. The US ...




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